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Apple to greenify its supply chain with big solar power projects in China

Apple announced on Wednesday night that it is significantly increasing its solar power investments in China in order to address the energy consumption coming from its supply chain. The solar power expansion comes in the form of [...]

Twitter’s seven-year journey from idea to IPO

Dec. 4 - 5, 2013 Redwood City, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Twitter filed for an initial public offering today in what will likely be the stock market debut since Facebook’s $16 billion IPO in May 2012. It [...]

Dell finally goes private under $25B buyout deal

Dean Takahashi After months of debate, Dell’s shareholders have finally agreed to a buyout offer today that would see the company go private. Dell founder and CEO Michael Dell first made a multibillion-dollar offer to take [...]

How Twitter Learned to Love Advertising

In anticipation of The Mashies, Mashable is running a weekly series celebrating some advertising "firsts." Watch for new installments in the series every week. More than four years passed between the time Jack Dorsey composed the [...]

Nissan Plans to Offer Driverless Cars by 2020

Nissan has just joined Google in the race to make driverless cars a reality The Japanese automaker is aiming to have such driverless autos on the road by 2020. "Nissan Motor Company's willingness to question conventional [...]

DocStoc scoops up ‘Yelp for small businesses’ BestVendor in its first acquisition

Shutterstock Docstoc has acquired BestVendor in an effort to “make every small business better.” Docstoc is a popular online library of small business documents. It has over 10,000 contracts, forms, and templates that small business owners [...]

Facebook jumps $32B in 29 days to blast over 14-month old IPO price

ansik On July 2, Facebook stock was under $25. Today, a week after Facebook reported strong earnings and massive mobile ad sales, the world’s preeminent social network is in the the $37-$38 range, occasionally peeking over [...]

Yahoo’s latest acquistion is e-commerce startup Lexity

Source: Lexity Yahoo has acquired e-commerce app Lexity for an undisclosed amount, the startup announced on its blog today. The move is part of Yahoo’s strategy to gobble up smaller companies (and one big one) that have either [...]

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